SMHS Alumna Named Chair of Dermatology

May 6, 2014

Alison Ehrlich, M.D. ’96, M.H.S., professor of dermatology and director of dermatology clinical research, has been named the new chair of the Department of Dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

“The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is proud to have Dr. Ehrlich as its new chair of dermatology,” says Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D. ’81, RESD ’85, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, vice president for health affairs and dean of SMHS. “Her years of clinical experience, research, and leadership in the field of dermatology make her the right candidate to lead and expand this department. We are especially pleased to have one of our very own SMHS alumnae in this position.”

Ehrlich is an expert in the field of allergic contact dermatitis and founder of the GW Medical Faculty Associates’ psoriasis clinic, which offers patients a wide variety of therapy options, including phototherapy, laser, biologics, and clinical trials. She has been listed among America’s Top Physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America and has been named a Washingtonian Magazine “Top Doctor.”